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  • Disney To Acquire Marvel Entertainment For $4 Billion

    The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Marvel Entertainment in a stock and cash transaction, the companies announced this morning. Under the terms of the agreement and based on last week’s closing price of Disney, Marvel shareholders would receive a total of $30 per share in cash plus approximately 0.745 Disney shares for each Marvel share they own. Based on the closing price… Read More

  • Hooray!: Don't expect crappy movie games from Marvel anymore

    Praise jeebus! Marvel’s Executive Vice President of Global Digital Media Group, Ira Rubenstein, said Marvel is done making crap games based on movies. We are not doing movie-based games anymore,” Rubenstein said following yesterday’s announcement of Digital Comics for PSN at Sony’s GamesCom press conference. “Actually, wait … we are not doing crappy… Read More

  • Marvel releases Spider-Woman motion comic trailer

    http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9/16681868001?isVid=1&publisherID=184253309 Just wanted to share this in case you haven’t seen it. Marvel Motion Comics Read More

  • Capcom finally dates Marvel vs Capcom 2, hitting XBLA later this month

    Launching in conjunction with Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade, Capcom will release Marvel vs Capcom 2 on July 29 for 1200MS Points via Xbox Live. Read More

  • Video: Watchmen vs Wolverine

    ItsJustSomeRandomGuy is on point once again with his latest creation, Hi, I’m a Marvel…and I’m a DC: Wolverine and Watchmen. Read More

  • Samuel L. Jackson to play Nick Fury in 9 Marvel films

    We’re ’bout to see a bunch of Samuel L. Jackson. Remember how he briefly appeared after the Iron Man credits as Nick Furry hinting at Marvel’s future? Well, he just signed a huge deal that will place him in nine upcoming Marvel films, effectively creating a huge Marvel universe. Tight. Read More

  • Marvel announces plan to create iTunes content

    Marvel announced last week at ComicCon that they are going to be creating “In-Motion” comics for the iTunes store. According to Marvel, this will allow them to integrate panels with motion with the more traditional static image format. This is very similar to what they tried a few years ago, as I recall. Didn’t they attempt some sort of desktop solution for this? Read More

  • Unboxing: Blu-ray "Iron Man" Ultimate Edition

    This is a gadget blog not a movie blog! Now that that’s out of the way, I’d like to share with my fellow comic book geeks the unboxing of the Blu-ray “Iron Man” Ultimate Edition. I have yet to pop it in and give it a whirl, but I figured an unboxing would suffice for now. Check out the gallery after the jump and the list of goodies you can expect from the 2-disc set. Read More

  • Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Captain America, Brad Pitt could be Thor


    A few of us at CG (mainly me, Devin and Matt) have been pondering over who might play Captain America and Thor in the upcoming Marvel movies, but we haven’t come up with any prime candidates. According to Comicbookmovie, Marvel is looking at suiting up Leo as Cap’n America. It’s a rumor at this point, but an interesting one nonetheless. He’d have to hook up with… Read More

  • Marvel execs: Comics coming to our cellphones?

    When you think about it, the idea of comic books on cellphone screens is something of a no-brainer. The individual panels of a comic are just the right size for a mobile’s small screen. Using the standard nav keys could scroll you through an adventure effortlessly. Marvel sees this, and is apparently working to bring X-Men, Spider-Man, Iron Man and others to the small, small… Read More

  • THQ and Marvel embrace tenderly over game deal


    THQ is clearly pumped about this. The uber-developer and publisher, which works with such industry leaders as Gas Powered Games and Relic, calls Marvel “one of the true crown jewels in the entertainment industry.” How flattering! Marvel is not quoted; they probably couldn’t get anyone on the phone since everyone in the company is too busy counting their money. Now, Sega is… Read More